Acc-Plus Foundation is a social enterprise that provides the business support to women and youth led start-ups in order to enable them not only survive through their first year of business but also create competitive and sustainable companies. Our first project was offering free business training to groups of business women of Kawempe Division in Kampala, Uganda. This project ran from July 2013 to June 2014 and had very positive but limited results on the business women due to the limited resources at the foundation’s disposal. We currently have a project of providing free business management training to members of traders’ associations in Kampala, Uganda.
P.O Box 104,Gulu,Plot 16,Olya Road,Gulu Municipality, Gulu
ARLPI was started by the top religious leaders from the Acholi sub-region. These were both Christians and Muslims. They were proactively responding to the LRA conflict with the aim of bringing it to an end using non violent means.ARLPI remains committed in pursuing peaceful means to end the LRA conflict in the region, and to lobby for funds to implement grass root programmes in the aftermath of the LRA conflict in the Northern Uganda. To achieve this broad aim, a strategic plan has been revised for the period 2011-2016. The first projects implemented included;
P.O.Box 340, Kampala. Plot 81, Bukoto Street, Kamwokya., Kampala
ADD is a rights-based international development agency. It was started in the UK in 1985 to support people with disabilities in their effort for equalization of opportunities.The ADD programme has grown in size and scope. ADD aims to maintain low administrative overheads yet deliver quality services to Disabled People
P.O Box 676, Kampala,Plot 2514/15, Gaba Road, Kansanga, Kampala
At ActionAid, we do things differently. Our goal is to end poverty. ActionAid works with poor people in over 40 countries across the world. We focus on the people that others forget. People in poverty. People who face discrimination. People whose voices are ignored. We help people fight for the rights that they are denied. Simple things, like the right to eat. The right to stay on their land. To an education. To a say in the decisions that shape their lives. We
Africa Centre for Minority and Indigenous Peoples is a pan-African human rights organisation working to promote and protect the rights of ethnic, religious and linguistic minorities and indigenous peoples. Africa Centre for Minority and Indigenous Peoples is an advocacy and development based organization devoted to strengthening the capacities of minority and indigenous communities in Africa to secure the respect, promotion and protection of their rights. VisionA society where the dignity of ethnic minorities and indigenous peoples is understood, promoted, respected and all people participate in the protection and promotion of human rights irrespective of their gender, age, ethnic, race, economic and social status. MissionDevoted to eliminating discrimination and racism, forging solidar ...
P.O Box 5342, Jinja,21 A Lubas Road, Jinja, Jinja
Agapewo Ministry Uganda is a community based charity ministry founded by a group of concerned citizens. They had a strong desire to empower communities, strengthen capacities of member organizations/ministries in support to their development investments, provision of entrepreneurship skills, promotion of literacy programmes in improving health care diseases and poverty and to advocate for gender equality.In 2006, a program aimed at fighting HIV/AIDS was developed by the members of the ministry to add on the initiatives of the government and other organizations/ministries in the fight against the killer disease. Agapewo Ministry Uganda has put its efforts in the fight against HIV/AIDS using a behavioural change methodology amidst merger resources and a lot of success has been achieved.We in ...
AIDS Education Group for Youth (AEGY) was started in 1993 by a group of young people who came together to share about the myths of HIV/AIDS. The membership increased and they decided to form AEGY in order to respond to the increasing number of people who were being infected by HIV/AIDS and facing the social economic effects. Later in 1997 Action Aid International Uganda provided us with capacity building in project planning and management. They funded training of community volunteers with basic facts about HIV/AIDS and STDs. The training was conducted by ACET-Uganda. Action Aid also trained HIV/AIDS counsellors and trainers. Our mission is to reduce the spread of HIV/AIDS/STDs and the social economic effects to the people of the great Kamuli District. Our Vision is to see a healthy HIV/AI ...
P.O Box 36, Soroti,Plot 48B, Asamuk Road Amuria Town Council, Amuria
We started this organization as members of the retired civil service and development in the Amuria district. We realized that there was a need to come up with a community based organization that could respond to needs of the communities faced with problems of war, diseases, poverty, cultural beliefs, that left them in deprivation and vulnerability situation.We began with strengthening the institutional capacity of the organization, resource mobilization, strengthening collaboration with district stake holders, community mobilization to join the organization and we have had a total of 360 registered members to join.Since we found ACDO, households have been trained in modern agric practices and support. A total of 29 Heifers have been distributed to the communities affected by war and diseas ...
P .O Box 13, Amuria,Plot 24 B, Amuria-Soroti ,Highway, Amuria Town Council, Amuria
Our organization was started by civil society organization
AHURIO was started to coordinate human rights organisations in the Ruwenzori region. Some of the first members include Kabarole Research and Resource centre, Development foundation for Rural Areas, Ruwenzori Forum for Peace and Justice, Integrated Women Development, Ride Africa, Parents concern for Young People, and Youth and Women Empowerment (YAWE). We have noticed and increase in our membership and we have groomed a number of local and international human rights defenders.We started out with Paralegal Advisory Services, Probono access to justice, child support and protection programs, peace and conflict resolution and management.Today, we run four major programmes namely Institutional capacity building, Community extension programs, Human rights advocacy, and Dispute resolution.We have ...
Awake Ankole (AA) is human rights focused and advocacy oriented. AA underscores the promotion of social justice, good governance, human rights and fostering democratic participation of citizens in the overall development process. The vision of AA is to have a prosperous, equitable society, cherishing democracy and good governance. The aim of AA is to empower communities in the Ankole region to know and realise their rights and responsibilities and influence policies that promote good governance, democracy and rule of law for sustainable development and good quality of life. Core values Non-sectarianism Gender equality Integrity and transparency Collective action Volunteerism Collaboration and partnership Strategic Objectives To promote human rights, institutionalism, ...
Awe Iwot Reflect Circle (AIRC)envisions an empowered community with people who are self reliant and out of poverty. AIRC has worked in partnership with Action Aid and local Government since 2002 through capacity building of staff, community, and provision of materials and financial and other development agencies, which has changed lives of many people positively. Vision and mission AIRC exist to promote good governance and participatory actions to alleviate poverty through every stakeholder and this is hoped to be achieved through empowering the vulnerable women, girls, boys and men in Lango sub-region by 2015 by use of reflect methodologies. Currently the organisation is engaged in the following programme areas; Formal and Informal education programme; HIV/AIDS Prevention and sanitati ...
P. o Box 79, Jinja,Plot 2 Main Street, General Post Office Building, Jinja
Bakatawamu Information and Development Empowerment (BIDE) was initially formed as a women
P.O Box 304, Mityana,Bbuye Kikumbi, Mityana Town Council, Mityana
The organisation was started by a team of seven women to improve the lives of women in terms of income, health, education and financial support in the community. They initially began with conducting income generating activities; water and sanitation and HIV/AIDS mobilisation for testing and seeking treatment. Ever since the organisation started their engagements there has been water tanks distribution to the needy. Scholarships have been given to 120 students at different levels. Tree planting and distribution has been well done. We have joined different networks at national and international levels. Currently, we are engaged in palliative care (terminal ill care and management). From these engagements, groups have been formed; courses, seminars and workshops for the board development h ...
P.O Box 329, Kasese,Saluti Cell, Nyamwamba Division, Kasese Municipal Council, Kasese
Basu Bandu Rural Development Association (BRUDA) is a community based organization.The organization is registered both with NGO
P.O. Box 14, Pallisa,Awokei Village, Boliso Parish, Puti-Puti Sub-county, Pallisa District, Pallisa
Best Village Organisation (BEVIOR) is a non partisan organisation operating in Pallisa district. The name Best Village was agreed upon as the vision to make our village the best one in the subcounty, district and the nation of Uganda by improving the livelihood of its people by 2020. Best Village is situated in Awokei Village, Boliso Parish, Puti-Puti Sub-county, Pallisa District. Awokei Village was one of the villages whose people were below the poverty line.Our major activities include;
Bishozi Women Association was formed by Annette Rossati from Sweden in 2004. This project was started by 225 women with 12 goats and it continued to 352 women each having 3 goats. So far we have 756 goats in all. We work in four parishes of Kiruhura District: Mbogo, Bishozi, Nsheshe and Engari. Our projects include:
History of Bugiri NGO Forum Network and why it was formedBugiri NGO Forum Network is an umbrella organization and collective voice of civil society organizations operating in Bugiri district. It was created as a measure to strengthen civil society, galvanize popular people